MACAU [ ABN NEWS + MACAUHUB ] — Echo Chan Keng Hong is from today, Wednesday, the new coordinator of the Support Office to the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.
Echo Chan, who was previously a director at the Macau Institute for Promotion of Trade and Investment (IPIM), succeeds Rita Botelho Santos, who held the post since the creation of Forum Macau in 2003.
In an order published in the Official Gazette, the Secretary for Economy and Finance appointed Echo Chan for the Forum Macau post whilst keeping her role as a non-executive director of IPIM.
Echo Chan, graduated in economics from the University of Jinan, China, has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Macau and a Portuguese Language diploma from the University of Coimbra in Portugal.
Previously, Echo Chan was a coordinator of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Industrial and Scientific Park, as well as Chair of the Board of Directors of the “Guangdong-Macao Traditional Chinese Medicine Technology Industrial Park Development” and was director of Macau Investment and Development.
Macau Forum is an official initiative of the People’s Republic of China that aims to strengthen cooperation and economic exchanges between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.